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Brazilian Childhood featured at JAZZIZ

               The title-track "Brazilian Childhood" was featured at an enclosed CD at December issue of Jazziz, in addition to an album review. Jazziz will also feature "Ponta da Praia" at their Spring issue, and a podcast interview will be available soon.


Brazilian Childhood reviewed by Jazz Weekly

 The album was described by George Russell as a proof that Brazilian jazz didn't end with Antonio Carlos Jobim. Read the full review at


Interview at Jornal A Tribuna (Brazil)

A traditional Brazilian newspaper at the city of Santos (Brazil) has published a full-page article discussing the album Brazilian Childhood, jazz education and jazz performances in the US. The online version of it can be read (in Portuguese, but it accepts google translator extension) here: 


Upcoming interview at Teclas & Afins (Brazil)

Teclas & Afins is the major magazine about keyboard instruments in Brazil and Latin America. It featured in 2019 an 8-page interview with Adolfo Mendonca and, in the upcoming months, a new interview will be published, discussing the new album and the perspectives for jazz performance and education in the US and Brazil.

2019 Paris Jazz Tour

Adolfo Mendonça will join the USF Jazztet and USF Bone Band for a concerts in Paris and Lyon, France, in June-2019!

2020 Concerts schedule is available

2020 schedule has concerts in Sao Paulo (Brazil), Orlando and St. Petersburg so far, in addition to masterclasses in Tampa, Madison, Santos (Brazil) and Sao Paulo (Brazil).

The January 24th concert in Orlando will be available worldwide on the internet.

In February 2020, Adolfo and his trio will be featured in an interview at WUSF radio, in Tampa.

2019 La Lucha´s concert in Tampa

Adolfo Mendonça will play as a guest musician with Tampa based band "La Lucha". The concert will feature songs of La Lucha´s last album, Pa´Lante.

More info:

University of South Florida website mention Adolfo Mendonça masterclasses tour in Brazil
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